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Forest that has attained great age (and associated structural features); Virgin timber

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Usage examples (37)
  • At 5 feet 4, she seemed lost in an old-growth forest of pols.
  • The majority of roosts occurred in old-growth stands of grand fir.
  • What, if any, old-growth enhancement activi¬≠ties are desirable and possible?
  • The old-growth timber had been cut to a point where species were going extinct.
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